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Second Lecture of Global Health Research In Focus

How to collect birth defects data using the Global Birth Defects Description and Coding App

This lecture to mark World Birth Defects Day focuses on surveillance and monitoring of birth defects and launches the Global Birth Defects Description and Coding App, a free surveillance tool for data recording. Held in partnership with Global Birth Defects ... Read more

WHO Pharmacovigilance Toolkit

The new WHO PV Toolkit comprises resources and information for the practice of pharmacovigilance, with a special focus on low- and middle-income countries. Read more

Our future: a Lancet commission on adolescent health and wellbeing

The Lancet has partnered with four leading academic institutions to establish a Commission on Adolescent Health and Wellbeing

The largest generation of adolescents and young people in human history (1.8 billion) demands more attention and action. Adolescents and young adults face unprecedented social, economic, and cultural change. This new Lancet Commission argues that there are both current threats, ... Read more

Stillbirths Now Outnumber Deaths Among Infants, Study Finds

For the first time, stillbirths have slightly outnumbered deaths among infants before their first birthdays, a new report has found, ending a long period in which infant deaths were higher

Infant mortality has declined nationwide by 11 percent since 2006, but the mortality rate for fetuses in the second half of pregnancy has stalled, according to a report issued on Thursday by the National Center for Health Statistics, part of ... Read more

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